18 Mar 2020
SoftBank lays ground to abandon $3 billion WeWork tender offer: Sources

1. Space tech startup Agnikul gets Rs 23.4 crore Space technology startup Agnikul has raised Rs 23.4 crore in pre-series A funding led by Pi Ventures, as it looks to develop a satellite launch vehicle with a payload capacity of up to 100 kgs. The funding round also saw…

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13 Mar 2020
Flipkart asks employees to work from home

1. Airtel acquires stake in fitness startup Spectacom Global Telecom major Bharti Airtel on Thursday said it has acquired a strategic stake in Spectacom Global under its Airtel Startup Accelerator Program that supports early-stage startups in India. The company, however, did not disclose the quantum of stake picked and…

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12 Mar 2020

1. FamPay Bags $4.7Mn Seed Funding To Build Fintech Platform For Teenagers Y Combinator, Venture Highway, Sequoia are among the investors in the round FamPay is building a payments network for teenagers with a focus on personal finance It will offer P2P transactions and a debit card-like product Bengaluru-based…

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29 Feb 2020

1. Notivize makes it easier for non-technical teams to optimize app notifications A new startup called Notivize aims to give product teams direct access to one of their most important tools for increasing user engagement — notifications. The company has been testing the product with select customers since last…

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29 Feb 2020

1. Newlab and The Boston Globe team up to launch AI tools startup Applied XLabs Applied XLabs is a new startup building tools that can automate data-gathering for journalists — and eventually, for knowledge workers in other industries. The company is emerging from Brooklyn-based Newlab, with The Boston Globe…

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24 Feb 2020

1. Intuit close to buying personal finance firm Credit Karma for $7B Business and financial software company Intuit Inc. is nearing an agreement to acquire personal finance company Credit Karma Inc. for $7 billion, according to a report from The Wall Street Journal Saturday. The deal is said to…

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15 Feb 2020

1. Google in talks with publishers to pay for premium content: Sources Google is in discussions on deals to pay media organizations for content, a move aimed at blunting criticism that it unfairly profits from copyrighted news, according to people familiar with the talks. Negotiations between the internet giant…

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06 Feb 2020

1. Instamojo acquires Times Internet-owned digital commerce startup GetMeAShop The acquisition will allow Instamojo, which was founded in 2012, to provide ecommerce solutions, as well as logistics and lending products to MSMEs, both of which it had launched over the last two years, under the brand names MojoXpress and…

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04 Feb 2020

1. Govt invites startup ideas and innovative solutions to local problems To promote entrepreneurship in India, the Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises is inviting ideas from startups, technocrats and students to come up with innovative solutions to local problems such as e-waste management, wastewater from households and…

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30 Jan 2020

1. Pinterest Introduces New ‘Try On’ Feature That Lets Users Virtually Try-On Makeup It was last year in June when Google announced a tool called AR-Beauty Try On that allowed users to virtually try on their favorite makeup products while watching the YouTube video. And now Pinterest, a popular…

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